Arlington



a county in NE Virginia, opposite Washington, D.C.: national cemetery.
a city in N Texas.
a city in E Massachusetts.
a town in SE New York.
Contemporary Examples

Fifty years ago on May 29, 1964, Jackie Kennedy, accompanied by her two children, returned to Arlington National Cemetery.
Jackie Kennedy’s Return to Arlington Nicolaus Mills May 28, 2014

The post included a video interview with Jill Erber, the owner of the Cheesetique shops and wine bars in Arlington, Virginia.
U.S. Wants Freedom from ‘Filthy’ French Cheese Alice Guilhamon, Christopher Dickey July 19, 2013

So instead of being a bystander at Arlington, I now also mourn the loss of fine friends, my heroes.
The Changing Face of Arlington Cemetery Joseph R. Chenelly May 28, 2011

But it’s a Memorial Day 2007 photo taken at Arlington National Cemetery that will be among his most lasting work.
The Story Behind John Moore’s Famous Photo The Daily Beast Video August 6, 2011

Could you be ready Wednesday night [December 4],” she asked, “for the re-interment of the bodies of our two babies at Arlington?
My Life with the Kennedys Archbishop Hannan, Nancy Collins May 31, 2010

Historical Examples

Mr. Lincoln was alone, seated in his business room up stairs, looking toward Arlington Heights through a widely opened window.
Men of Our Times Harriet Beecher Stowe

The Arlington was the most exclusive and expensive hotel in town.
Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 Lucy Maud Montgomery

Large sums of money were also distributed to Buckingham, Arlington, and Clifford.
Political Women, Vol. 2 (of 2) Sutherland Menzies

They made their home at Arlington, Vermont, with frequent visits to Europe.
Americans All Various

On leaving Arlington, we motored past the great wireless station with the Potomac and Washington lying below, back to the city.
While I Remember Stephen McKenna

noun
a county of N Virginia: site of Arlington National Cemetery

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